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  • Masters of the Games

    Chris Lee spreads an array of pool toys, floats and games throughout her Lee’s Summit, Mo., retail store.

  • Arizona Dealers Push MAP Enforcement

    A group of pool and spa retailers, service technicians and builders in Arizona are banding together to call out manufacturers who fail to enforce their minimum advertised prices (MAP) online.

  • Renovation Remedy

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business

  • Upping the Ante

    There’s a lot of talk about how the economy, consumer attitudes and the Internet have put added pressure on industry professionals.

  • A Flamingo in the Pelican State

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business.

  • Pellet Power

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business. All professionals featured in this column are selected at random.

  • State of the Market

    As long as there are pools and spas, there will be chemicals to help treat them.

  • Keeping Tabs on Chemical Pricing

    When suppliers announced they were raising the price of muriatic acid last fall, many retailers reluctantly followed suit.

  • Protect and Serve

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business. All professionals featured in this column are selected at random.

  • Preventing Saltwater Problems

    Scale, stains and cloudy water are the most common challenges with saltwater pools — but only if they are not maintained correctly.